Tag Archives: Holy Trinity West Bromwich

Reaching the Unreached – session 3

Simon Smallwood spoke last at this year’s RTU conference, on the subject of the third section of the RTU vision statement: To see a movement of Christ centred churches, reaching socially deprived people in a grass roots way. My notes … Continue reading

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From the vicarage – January 2016

Five planets are aligning across the dawn sky over the next month, in a rare treat for skywatchers. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter will be simultaneously visible to the naked eye for the first time in more than a … Continue reading

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Broken (an advent lament)

Our A&E groans like a gangrenous laugh, satisfaction now far from both patients and staff. An NHS ward makes up the next bed, as suffering souls become targets instead. Consultants are drawn by satisfaction and pay, and the mind stretching … Continue reading

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“A Crisis of Christianity?” That Express and Star article in full.

Yesterday I reported that I had spoken to a journalist about the Woolf Institute’s report on the death of Christian Britain.  Here’s a picture of the article, which you can read online a the Express and Star, “So are we … Continue reading

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5th Anniversary of being a Vicar

Today is the 5th anniversary of my induction as vicar of Holy Trinity West Bromwich.  It seems like no time at all since I rang the bell of the church 13 or 14 times, indicating that we hoped to stay … Continue reading

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From the vicarage – Feb 2014

It’s only 10 weeks until the national mission, A Passion for Life, which will be running all across the country, hosted by groups of local churches. For our part, Holy Trinity and the Calvary Church will unite in local mission. … Continue reading

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The new masthead photo for Transforming Grace. A birds eye view of Holy Trinity West Bromwich.

My new header photo was inspired by the headers over at The Vicar’s Wife and at The Urban Pastor whose photos are of the place in which they serve the Lord, West Bromwich and Balham respectively. I like being reminded … Continue reading

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Harjit Kumar – story of hope

We held our last session of the SOUL course this afternoon at Holy Trinity West Bromwich. 15 minutes before we were due to start I was praying for the guy who we’d asked to share his testimony, he was late. … Continue reading

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Advert: Ministry Trainee post at Holy Trinity starting Sept 2013

We have an opening on our Ministry Trainee scheme at Holy Trinity starting in September 2013. If you love Jesus, want to make a difference in an multicultural, urban deprived community and estate by telling people about the love of … Continue reading

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The SOUL Course – a review

I received a review copy of the Christianity Explored SOUL course back in 2010, when it was first released.  This is my review.  It’s taken me a while to get round to it, but I have waited until the materials … Continue reading

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